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A to Z. The first alphabet : how writing changed the world / David Sington, author, director ; Laurie Cahalane, Melanie Wallace, Hugh Sington, Martin de la Fouchardiere, producer.

Cahalane, Laurie, (film producer.). Wallace, Melanie (Producer), (film producer.). Sington, Hugh, (film producer.). La Fouchardi©·re, Martin de, (film producer.). Sington, David, (film director,, screenwriter.). Robinson, Jeanette, (narrator.). PBS DVD (Firm), (publisher.).

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  • 6 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 7 total copies.

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Noble Co PL - Central (Albion) DVD 411 ATO (Text) DVD 38131004565544 NCPLC - Educational DVDs Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781531712662
  • ISBN: 1531712665
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : PBS, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from disc surface.
Participant or Performer Note:
Jeanette Robinson, narrator.
Summary, etc.:
The First Alphabet: Follow the evolution of the written word, from millennia-old carvings in an Egyptian turquoise mine to modern-day alphabets. How Writing Changed the World: The printing press transformed the spread of information, igniting the Industrial Revolution. How did technologies, from pen to paper to printing press, make it all possible?
Target Audience Note:
Rating: TV-G.
System Details Note:
DVD; widescreen presentation; region 1; stereo.
Language Note:
English dialogue ; English subtitles (SDH).
Subject: Writing > History.
Genre: Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Nonfiction films.

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